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Students Crossing Borders events June 17 & 20

Cultural Exchange Night

Students Crossing Borders is hosting a Cultural Exchange Night on Tuesday, June 17 featuring a presentation by Early Childhood Educators from Zone 8 in Kingston, Jamaica on their new pilot project about music and dance in the early childhood curriculum.

The evening begins in the Studio Theatre, Room D1010, Newnham Campus, at 7 p.m. with a Homemade Toy Fair by students in Early Childhood Education's Infant/Toddler Learning Environment course.

The presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. until 9 .m. Cash donations for this event are appreciated and will support continued work in Jamaica.

Barbershop Project presentation

Students Crossing Borders is hosting a presentation on the Barbershop Project, a series of regularly facilitated conversations by The Macaulay Child Development Centre with African-Caribbean fathers, held in neighbourhood barbershops.

The presentation takes place in the Room A3500, Friday, June 20 from 2 p.m to 4 p.m.

About Students Crossing Borders

Students Crossing Borders has been visiting Jamaica, for more than 20 years. Since 2006, groups of Seneca students and faculty travel to the communities of Riverton City, Kingston, and Spanish Town. Work and projects have included collaboration in community building and in early childhood education projects, running an annual youth camp, professional development, construction of the Lynn Caruso Parent-Child Drop-In Centre, creating a community reading room and Internet access point and many other projects.

 For more information contact Terry Kelly 416-491-5050 ext. 26520